Truman Capote's The Glass House (DVD)

Directed by Tom Gries

Release Year: 1972
Running Time: 91
UPC: 7 38329 23371 6
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Drama, Thriller
Select a Format
$19.95 $9.99 (50% off) Buy DVD
Only ships to US & Canada
Cast
Alan Alda
Vic Morrow
Clu Gulager
Dean Jagger
Billy Dee Williams

Crew
Directed by Tom Gries

Filmed entirely on location at Utah State Prison, this is one of the most brutal prison stories ever filmed. A taut, tense trip down nightmare alley and as devastating an experience as one could stomach, making this film one of the most shocking of its genre. In grim and often graphic detail, the film follows the introduction into the system of a new prison guard (Clu Gulager, The Killers. Hunter’s Blood), a man full of high ideals and moral intentions, but totally ill-equipped and unable to contain the corruption and degradation he encounters within. When two new inmates, a college professor (Alan Alda, M*A*S*H, The Four Seasons) and a young teenager become the target for the brutal and sadistic gang leader (Vic Morrow, Combat, Twilight Zone: The Movie), they find nowhere to run and no one to run to. Even the aging Warden (Dean Jagger, I Heard the Owl Call My Name, Game of Death) is bought and paid for by the gang leaders. Their fate is inevitable and terror reigns supreme, it is the law of the jungle, the law of gang rapes, scalding and vicious knifings. Legendary Truman Capote’s (In Cold Blood) The Glass House is a relentless, devastating and above all, a damning portrayal of life and death as it exists in one of America’s toughest prisons. Directed by Hollywood veteran Tom Gries (100 Rifles, Lady Ice, Breakout) and co-starring Billy Dee Williams (The Empire Strikes Back, Hit!), Scott Hylands (Fools, Death Hunt) and Luke Askew (Dune Warriors). Now see this groundbreaking TV movie for the first time in HD!


DVD Extras Include:

On-camera interview with star Clu Gulager


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.

Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 31 2020 at 2:37pm
Our Carole Lomard collection is "essential viewing for anyone looking to expand their knowledge of this great actre…' https://t.co/SFcBIuc1bR'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 31 2020 at 2:35pm
RT' @JimmyHemphill': New for' @FilmmakerMag', thoughts on some pre-Code gems and an underrated 1991 political drama starring' @johncusack' and Ja…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 31 2020 at 2:00pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': LAZY HAZY CRAZY SUMMER SALE! FINAL DAYS! SALE ENDS AUGUST 3RD! OVER 500 TITLES! ' https://t.co/XgLPYufGJE' And Don’t Fo…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 31 2020 at 10:31am
RT' @headgeek666': Now watching the utterly brilliant & stylish French 1981 film #DIVA thanks to' @KinoLorber' on #BluRay What a print! https:/…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 31 2020 at 10:31am
RT' @NitrateVille': Reviews of three Universal silents now out from' @KinoLorber' ' https://t.co/u5n2FGhIz8'' https://t.co/1jk6Y6C4Xd'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 31 2020 at 10:30am
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming October 20th! Outside the Law (1920) • Brand New 4K Restoration by Universal Pictures • NEW Audio Commentary b…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 30 2020 at 4:56pm
📧 Watch Nancy Kelly's feminist Western THOUSAND PIECES OF GOLD starring' @rosalindchao' and Chris Cooper and discover…' https://t.co/AZTN9ZjCQH'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 30 2020 at 4:52pm
Amazing photos from' @UtahFilmCenter's' drive-in screening of our restoration of the 1968 drag documentary THE QUEEN!' https://t.co/z5ZBNss9du'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 30 2020 at 4:42pm
RT' @brokehorrorfan': The Face at the Window hits Blu-ray in October via' @KinoLorber':' https://t.co/GpKxwcSnJv' '30s British horror restored i…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 30 2020 at 4:34pm
RT' @firstshowing': New Trailer for Re-Release of Concert Doc 'Jazz on a Summer's Day'' https://t.co/oVa96NOtWu' #concertdoc #JazzonaSummersDay…
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018

Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
email: edu@kinolorber.com